Brass, bronze and nickel cabinets:
The fine scroll pattern
Wide scroll pattern
Ionic pattern (cast iron)
This is the candy store size 11 of the Ionic cabinet style. (before the larger model machine)
This register was copper plated with black oxide over cast iron.
This is a rare Dial register that was meant to compete with the Kruse register co.
Not many sold.
Almost all of these machines were also made in
flat metal. Early ones in brass and later ones in steal. Early one were
sometimes polished and the pattern scribed on the cabinets. Others were painted
and then a nice pattern painted on it. The most common that you will find will
be steal painted with a wood grained finish or black wrinkle
Crank or electric machines:
Drawer operated series (1000 class)
with auto-graph window
NCR had many companies world
wide. These were often mechanically different because of the money and sometimes
they created their own cabinet styles. This is one that you will
Model 742, early German built flat keyboard machine with rare top sign.
There will be a lot of patterns that are
variations of these patterns or were only used for a short time. These may be
rare. Also NCR absorbed many other cash register companies and some continued to
produce the same machine with Nationals name on it. These are also a nice
I hope this helps you to understand a little
better. Good hunting.